NEW CHIARI STUDY: Validation of an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision Code Algorithm for Identifying Chiari I Surgery in Adults

Fri, 05/01/2015

This study was published on Monday and comes from researchers in St. Louis and Nashville. The objective is to validate two ICD-9-CM code algorithms in identifying patients having decompression surgery for Chiari I. The results of the study may lay the foundation for studying Chiari I treatment outcomes by using large administrative databases. To read MORE, please CLICK HERE